Confidentiality Policy


Article 1. The processing of your data by our Auchan Retail site

1.1. Collection of personal data:

“Personal data” or “personal data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; is deemed to be an “identifiable natural person” a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier, such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more specific elements specific to its physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity;

As part of your browsing on the site you may be required to provide personal data (your name, first name, CV, cover letter, email address). These data will be processed by Auchan Retail International, data controller, and are intended for its subsidiaries and service providers, to meet the same purposes.

By using the site and transmitting your data, you accept these transfers.

The data processed by Google, Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter are transferred to the USA for the following purposes: personalization of your preferences, advertising and management of social networks.

The collection forms on the site systematically include the purposes, the necessity (compulsory or optional data), the recipients and your rights relating to this processing. The procedure for exercising your rights and the list of purposes are given below (§2 and §3). As the retention periods depend on the processing carried out, they are listed in the explanatory table below (§4).

1.2. Exercise of your rights and consultation of the Data Protection Officer:Data Protection

In accordance with the European Regulation of April 27, 2016, you have the right to access, rectify, oppose, delete information that concerns him and a right to limit the processing of his data. If you believe, after contacting us, that your rights over your data have not been respected, you have a right to complain to the competent supervisory authority. To exercise your rights, contact the Data Protection Officer – 40 avenue de Flandre BP 139 59 964 Croix Cedex or by email at or if you wish to contact the recruitment department – by email at

1.3. Purpose of personal data processing on the site:

data processing The aims of the site are:

Management of online applications:With his agreement, the service user of the site https: //www.auchan-retail .com / fr / us-join / # candidatez is required to transmit certain personal data by filling out the form on the site. This form will be processed electronically by Auchan Retail International, the data controller, for the purposes of managing applications.

Management of the contact request for membership in the franchise program : With his consent, the user of the services of the site is required to transmit certain personal data by completing the dedicated form on the site. This form will also be subject to computer processing carried out by Auchan Retail International, the data controller, for the purposes of managing contact requests and potentially managing the membership of new franchisees. 

1.4. Personal data retention periodData

Procedureretention period duration
Online applications2 years from the last contact with the candidate
Contact request “Becoming a Franchisee”Theof the commercial relationship


1.5. Information about cookies 

What is a cookie?

A large number of websites use cookies, the main objective being to improve your user experience. A cookie is information placed on your hard drive by the server of the site you are visiting. This information is sometimes stored on your terminal in a simple text file that a server accesses to read and save information.

A website can only read and write cookies that belong to it.

In this context, we undertake to comply with the “Informatique et Libertés” law of January 6, 1978, European Regulation 2016/679 of April 27, 2016 for the protection of personal data (RGPD) and to implement all appropriate measures relating to to the information and collection of your consent for the deposit of cookies on your terminal.

Article 2. The processing of your data on our Social Network pages (Instagram, Linkedin, Twitter and Youtube)

2.1. Purpose of the operation concerning your data

2.1.1. What are Auchan Retail’s objectives? 
Management of social network accounts administered by Auchan Retail:

  • Technical administration of accounts (creation, publications)
  • Interactions with subscribers and other users of the social network 
  • Usage statistics

2.1.2. What is the legal basis? 

It is in Auchan Retail’s legitimate interest to share information about its business and to interact with you. Auchan, concerned about the protection of data everyone’s, ensures that you implement all the security measures necessary to achieve this. Only data strictly necessary for our purpose will be processed. 

2.2. What data is processed by Auchan Retail? 

2.2.1. The categories of data processed are as follows: 

  • Name and first name or pseudonym;
  • Profile or avatar photograph;
  • Introductory message;
  • Publications;
  • Messages exchanged;
  • Data made public by the user as part of his general settings on the social network.

2.2.2. The data sources are as follows: 

  • Social network users.
  • The social network.

2.2.3. Compulsory nature of data collection: Data

collection is the result of a voluntary process for accessing content published from Auchan Retail’s social network accounts. 

A person who does not have an account on the social network can access the information published on the Auchan Retail page. 

To benefit from personalized information, social functions or online response services, the user must be a member of the social network.

2.2.4.Automated decision-making: Automated
decision-making is a decision made with regard to a person, through algorithms applied to their personal data, without any human being intervening in the process. process. The processing described here does not provide for automated decision-making.

2.2.5. People concerned by the processing of their data:

Users of the social network

2.3. Who are the recipients of the data? 

2.3.1. The categories of recipients are as follows: 

Recipients of the data:

  • Auchan Retail’s communication department Auchan Retail
  • subcontractors, for these same objectives

2.3.2. Data transfers outside the European Union: 

Public publications and exchanges are likely to be accessible, due to their presence on the social network, outside the European Union.

The data necessary for the preparation of statistics may be processed outside the European Union, in accordance with the data management policy implemented 

 by the social network 

2.4. How long do we keep your data?

The data is kept for the duration of the existence of the social network account concerned, unless you exercise a request for the right to erase or oppose.

2.5. How Auchan Retail secures your data?

Security measures relating to the administration of accounts are implemented in accordance with Auchan Retail’s information systems security policy, based on ISO standards. The security measures relating to the management of data allowing the production of anonymous statistics are defined by the social network. 

2.6. What are your rights ? 

You have a right of access, rectification, opposition, erasure, portability and limitation of the processing of your data. If you feel, after having contacted the right people, that your rights have not been respected, you also have a right to complain to the CNIL. To learn more about your rights, click here.

2.7. Exercising its rights As

Auchan Retail has no control over your data and does store not your data on its servers, you can exercise your rights directly with the services of the social network concerned. For more information, you can consult the privacy policy of the social network. 

Warning: Auchan Retail does not configure and does not have data concerning you from the deposits of cookies operated by the social network. The statistical data from these cookies are only made available to Auchan Retail in an aggregated (anonymous) and non-individualized form. Only social network services. can therefore technically respond to your requests regarding the cookies used.


This policy may be modified by Auchan Retail International at any time. If we wish to change the policy, we will notify you on the site of any material changes and the revised version will take effect after your acceptance through the site.

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